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captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> woodruff: the leader of the pakistani taliban was reportedly killed today by a u.s. drone strike. good evening, i'm judy woodruff. also ahead on the program, a swarm of big-name politicians invade virginia, as a bitter race for governor hits the homestretch. >> from day one, it was all about how the other side was unfit to govern. and in some ways, what's happening, i think, is that voters, at least some of them, are starting to agree with both campaigns. >> woodruff: and it's friday. mark shields and david brooks are here to analyze the week's news. those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's "pbs newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> my customers can shop around; see who does good work and compare costs. it can also work that way with healthcare. with united healthcare, i get information on quality ratings of doctors, treatment options and estimates for how much i'll pay. that helps me and my guys make informed decisions. i don't like guesses with my business and definitely
of my death was an exaggeration. the modern terrible inheriter is this guy. the head of the taliban in pakistan. the first time he was reported to be dead was on the day the pakistani taliban announced he was the new leader. it was an amazing headline that day. they've named their new leader but we're pretty sure he's dead. so that was summer of 2009. turns out he was not dead. he was their new leader. then in the fall of that year, again, counterterrorism officials insist he's dead, dead in a drone strike. he was not dead then either. so in the summer of '09, they said he was dead and he wasn't dead. later in 2009 they said he was dead and he wasn't dead. in 2010, in january 2010, again, officials say he's dead, we killed him. but he wasn't dead then either. then a second time later that same month, january 2010, pakistan announces that he's dead again. but, again, he is not dead, he's definitely not dead. then january of last year, one more time, he's dead, they announced he was dead last january. but, again, for the fifth time reports of his death were an exaggeration. and all al
in afghanistan, fighting side by side against the taliban. >> i got my last member of maya it in home. i can breathe a sigh of relief for the first time in five years. i got my buddy home. they reunited late last night. he flew into washington's reagan international airport. the last leg of 15-hour journey out of afghanistan i i'm glad we finally made it. >> reporter: did you ever think this was not going to happen? did you ever give up hope? >> i had a brother here to fight for me and i was thinking that i can make it. >> reporter: for zeller it was a fight for his life. >> in 2009 my name was on the taliban's kill list. >> reporter: he became a marked man after two were caught in a taliban am busch in eastern afghanistan. >> we saw the first truck was plun up by an ied and i saw he was away from the other units and shooting against the taliban. >> reporter: zeller said that's when shinwari shot and killed two insurgents sneaking up behind him. >> i mean he saved my life. >> and you saved my life. >> well, we're even. >> reporter: zeller was at the airport hours before shinwari's flight lan
in country. we were out on patrol. we got surrounded by about 45 members of the taliban. there were 15 of us. so they had us by about three to one. he was part of the qrf that showed up and jumped into my fox hole and killed two taliban fighters, who if he hadn't been there, would have shot me and killed me. he's been my best friend since. >> so you leave and want to make sure he can go. you realize you have to go. why? what happened after this incident and after matt left? >> after he left, i found out that my name was added in the taliban kill list in gazni province. for that reason i was transferred to kabul. at that time, i thought afghanistan is not safe anymore for us and i have to leave afghanistan. and what zeller when he was leaving afghanistan, he promised me that he will save my life and he will get me to united states and he did. now i'm in the united states and i'm safe. >> matt, why did it take four years? >> well, the state department sat on his application for two of them. and for the first two, quite honestly, janis is that brave of a guy. he figured afghanistan was his coun
, but we also got the nsa and the latest revelations there, the drone strike that took out the taliban leader. we want to touch on that and then today, of course, this guy walks into the los angeles airport with an assault rifle and starts shooting. as it turns out, we have two officials who know something about all of those things and are following them and in some cases investigating them. senator dianne feinstein, senator of the intelligence committee and representative mike rogers, chairman of the house intelligence committee. plus we're going to talk to the former nsa cia director general michael hayden. some of this phone tapping was going on under his watch. so we've just got plenty to talk about. we'll try to get to all of it. we'll do our best sunday on face the nation. >> you mentioned the democrats joining you on sunday, senator feinstein. i'm wondering if you've had any sense at all this democrats are abandoning the president all over the affordable care act. >> i'll tell you this. they're not happy with it and they're raising a lot of questions. you have senator gene shahe
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